Every boat owner has their favorite marina. Location is important, of course, but marinas should also provide adequate resources for maintaining and harboring their clients’ boats. And who can’t ignore a friendly, support staff?
That’s why we’ve put together this list of the best Nebraska marinas. Reference this list the next time you’re visiting a new lake, considering finding a new home for your boat, or just want to answer “where are the best marinas near me?”
Coming in at 1,800 acres, Branched Oak Lake is eastern Nebraska’s largest boating lake. Branched Oak Marina boasts a huge selection of boating, fishing, and camping equipment. Fishermen rejoice! – this spot is your go-to stop for hard-to-find bait. For those simply looking to enjoy some time on the water, Branched Oak Marina has everything you need, from anchors to water sporting accessories to bug spray. Looking to enjoy the great outdoors as much as possible? You can rent camping equipment and buy camping permits for the 280-plus campsites in the Branched Oak State Park.
Right across the northeast border into South Dakota is the Lewis & Clark Marina. Located on the Missouri River, this marina features more than 400 powerboat, pontoon and wet slip rentals. Looking to get your boat ready before a dawn ride? The marina has a 24-hour fuel and gas dock. Need to address an unexpected repair? The Laws & Clark Marina team can address bottom painting, gel coat repairs, engine repairs and more.
North Shore Marina
Located on Harlan County Lake in south-central Nebraska, North Shore Marina is an excellent choice for area water lovers. The marina has over 80 covered slips and near 30 uncovered slips for rent. Fishermen can turn to the Marina store for all equipment and live bait, and try to get on the “Wall of Fame” with a big catch. The marina also stocks alcohol-free unleaded fuel if you’re boat needs a boost before hitting the water. And don’t forget to end your day with North Shore Marina’s famous pizza or burgers!
- Branched Oak Marina: https://branchedoakmarina.com/marina/
- Lewis & Clark Recreation Area: https://lewisandclarkpark.com/marina.aspx
- Marinas in Nebraska, United States: http://www.marinaguide.com/USA/Nebraska/
- North Shore Marina: http://harlanlake.com/northshore/
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